New at TRAFO: Maras and the Darker Sides of Globalization
Marlon Carranza, researcher at the University of Leipzig, writes on the American gang “Mara Salvatrucha” at the “intersection of local and global forces that produce different versions of these gangs” in other parts of the world.
Call for Applications: Exploratory Workshops
We invite scholars to develop and test research questions and project ideas from a transregional perspective in the framework of Exploratory Workshops in 2019. Closing date: 29 June 2018
“New Books” auf TRAFO: Brecht, Turkish Theater, and Turkish-German Literature: Reception, Adaptation, and Innovation after 1960
Ela Gezen (EUME-Fellow 2015/16) presents her new book that investigates the reception of Bertolt Brecht by Turkish theater practitioners in Turkey and Germany.
New: “Philological Encounters” Volume 3
We are delighted to announce the publication of the third volume, “Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Philological Encounters”, the latest special issue of Zukunftsphilologie’s journal “Philological Encounters”. The special issue is edited by Islam Dayeh, Pascale Rabault-Feuerhahn and Umar Ryad.
The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien is a research organization that promotes the internationalization of research in the humanities and social sciences.
The Forum provides scope for collaboration among researchers with different regional and disciplinary perspectives and appoints researchers from all over the world as Fellows.
In cooperation with universities and research institutions in Berlin and the rest of Germany, it carries out research projects and initiatives that examine other regions of the world and their relationship to Germany and Europe systematically and with new questions.